OpenAI: Inside the Battle for the Startup’s Soul

Sam Altman’s firing by OpenAI’s board shook the artificial intelligence industry. It also laid bare the swirling conflict at the heart of the lucrative sector. On one side is a group deeply concerned about AI’s destructive potential, while on the other is a more market-oriented faction that wants to accelerate innovation. And looming in the background is Microsoft, the tech giant that’s invested billions of dollars in OpenAI. With Altman’s rehiring, it might seem apparent which group won out.

00:00 Altman’s departure as CEO
00:57 Google, effective altruism and ChatGPT
03:08 The boardroom coup
05:00 Competition with Google, Meta and Amazon
06:25 Microsoft’s influence at OpenAI

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